33 - Morgan Richards
Morgan Richards
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, WA
High School: The Lakeside School
Position: G

2003-04: Elected captain for the 2004-05 season ...Competed in all 27 games and started 16 ... Averaged seven points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists...Tallied a career-high 22 points against Brown on 9-of-14 shooting ... Tied a career high with six assists and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win over Morgan State on Jan. 22 ... Reached double figures in points on eight occasions ... Led the team in defensive rebounds (83) ... Second on the team in rebounding (4.3), assists (2.1) and steals (1.2) ... Finished second in minutes played (22.4) among 2004-05 returners. 2002-03: Saw action in every game, starting 18 contests ... Led the team in average minutes played per game (29.3) ... Named team's Most Improved Player following the season ... Led the team in assists (76) and rebounds (150), while averaging 8.6 points per contest ... Scored a career-high 18 points in the victory over Penn on March 1 ... Had 16 points, six assists and snatched a career-high 16 boards against Princeton on Feb. 15 ... Posted 17 points, six rebounds and three assists in the victory over Lafayette on Nov. 30 ... Placed in top 25 in four statistical categories among Ivy League players: assists/game (9th), rebounds/game (14th), steals/gm (T-15th), points/game (25th). 2001-02: Saw part of her season cut out due to an injury but returned to make a contribution ... Had three double-digit scoring games, including a career-high 10 points and eight rebounds in the win over Hartford on Dec. 1. At The Lakeside School: A three-sport athlete at The Lakeside School and a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Led her team to the semifinals of the state tournament her senior year and earned all-conference honors all four years ... Also earned all-league honors in volleyball and track and was named Seattle Times Athlete of the Year 2001. Personal: A history of science and medicine major ... Interested in a career as a physician ... Recipient of the Class of 1955 Fellowship and the Kidd Fund Fellowship ... Involved in community health educators ... Daughter of Kerry and Jan Richards ... Born December 19, 1982. Coach Backus on Richards: "Morgan brings great athleticism, enthusiasm and love for the game. One of the best athletes in the league, Morgan gets to the rim with three people hanging on, knocks down the one-dribble jumper and can change the outcome of the game."

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